Showing posts with label Jake Swanson. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Jake Swanson. Show all posts

Monday, November 25, 2019

Turkey Night Grand Prix-View 2019

Jake Swanson (#73K) battles wheel-to-wheel with Dillon Welch (#81) and Tyler Courtney (#7BC). (Devin Mayo Photo)

By: Richie Murray - USAC Media

Ventura, California (November 25, 2019).........It's been nearly three decades since the Turkey Night Grand Prix has reached the levels of enormity in car count and buzz than it has entering this Thursday's 79th edition of the prestigious event, but that's certainly the case in 2019.

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Liggett Tops Merced USAC/CRA Debut

#83 Austin Liggett (Lance Jennings Photo)

Via USAC Media

MERCED, CA - SEPTEMBER 6, 2019... Racing from fifth, Austin Liggett (Tracy, CA) slipped by Jake Swanson on the eleventh lap and sprinted to the Friday night "California Sprint Week" debut at Merced Speedway. Piloting the family owned #83 Excel Environmental Services / Liggett Trucking Maxim, Liggett scored his second career AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car triumph and became the tenth driver to win in fifteen races. The defending USAC West Coast Champion finished ahead of "Hollywood" Danny Faria Jr., Chase Johnson, Brody Roa, and Swanson.

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Jake Swanson Tops Ventura "Battle At The Beach"

#73T Jake Swanson (Lance Jennings Photo)

By: Lance Jennings

VENTURA, CA - AUGUST 24, 2019... Starting fifth, Jake Swanson (Anaheim, CA) raced past J.J. Ringo on the 24th lap and took the checkered flags at Ventura Raceway's "ARP Battle at the Beach Race #3."

Thursday, July 4, 2019

USAC/CRA Sprint Cars Ready To Battle At Santa Maria's "Doug Fort Memorial"

#28m Matt McCarthy (Lance Jennings Photo)

By: Lance Jennings

JULY 4, 2019... After a hard fought battle at Perris, the AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Cars will invade the Santa Maria Raceway this Saturday, July 6th. Promoted by Nick Duggan, the "11th Annual Doug Fort Memorial" is the first of two appearances at the central coast 1/3-mile oval. The action packed card will also feature IMCA Modifieds, Mini Stocks, Dwarf Cars, and the NMRA TQ Midgets. Located in Nipomo, California, the front gates at "The West's Best Short Track" will open at 4:00pm, time trials at 5:00pm, and racing will begin at 5:30pm. For more information, visit the track's website at or call 310.493.4900.

Sunday, June 23, 2019

Robby Josett Wins Battle at Ventura

#73K Robby Josett (Lance Jennings Photo)

Via USAC Media

VENTURA, CA - JUNE 22, 2019... Making his first start of the campaign, Robby Josett (Santa Clarita, CA) outdueled Robert Dalby, Jake Swanson, and Ben Worth to win at Ventura Raceway. Driving Keith Ford's #73K Naturipe / Sun Valley AG Transport TCR, Josett reclaimed the lead on the tenth circuit and stormed to the fifth USAC Western States Midget triumph of his career. Swanson, Dalby, Cody Swanson, and defending champion Michael Faccinto rounded out the top-five drivers.

Sunday, June 16, 2019

Guardino Continues to Roll at Santa Maria

Winner Tristan Guardino (Lance Jennings Photo)

Via USAC Media

SANTA MARIA, CA - JUNE 15, 2019... Regaining the lead from Jake Swanson on lap 21, Tristan Guardino (Fremont, CA) claimed the "Ron Otto Memorial" at Santa Maria Raceway. Driving the family owned #15T Dorso's Automotive / Allied Auto Stores Maxim, Guardino extended his point lead with his third USAC West Coast Sprint Car victory of the season. Fast qualifier Swanson, T.J. Smith, Troy Rutherford, and Cody Majors rounded out the top-five drivers.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

USAC Southwest Sprints Return To San Tan Valley

#50 "Chargin" Charles Davis Jr. (Lance Jennings Photo)

By Lance Jennings/USAC Media

The Sands Chevrolet USAC SouthWest Sprint Cars will head to Arizona Speedway this Saturday, June 1st, for the seventh point race of the season. Promoted by Jonah Trussel, the "Jersey Mike's Subs Kool Summer Nights" will also feature IMCA Sport Mods, IMCA Stock Cars, Dwarf Cars, and the Robert Horne Bombers. The Front Gates will open at 5:30pm and Racing is scheduled to start at 7:30pm. For more event and ticket information, visit or call 480.926.6688.

USAC Vs. VRA "Battle At The Beach" Resumes At Ventura

#43 Hannah Mayhew (Lance Jennings Photo)

By Lance Jennings/USAC Media

This Saturday, June 1st, the USAC West Coast and VRA (Ventura Racing Association) Sprint Cars will clash at Ventura Raceway. Promoted by Jim Naylor, the "ARP Battle at the Beach Race #2" is the second of five appearances at the Ventura County Fairgrounds. VRA Dwarf Cars, VRA Senior Sprint Cars, California Lightning Sprints, and Hobby Stocks are also featured on the action packed card. The Pit Gates will open at Noon, the Front Gates open at 3:00pm, with Racing scheduled for 5:30pm at "The Best Little Dirt Track in America." For more event information, visit the track's website at or call 805.648.RACE.

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Hunter Schuerenberg Adds Perris Salute To Indy To Win List

#19 Hunter Schuerenberg (Lance Jennings Photo)

Via USAC Media

PERRIS, CA - MAY 25, 2019... After battling back and forth with Jake Swanson, Hunter Schuerenberg (Sikeston, MO) took command on lap 7 and led the rest of the way to win the "Salute to Indy" at Perris Auto Speedway. Racing Andy Reinbold and Todd Underwood's #19 AME Electrical / Mesilla Valley Transportation Spike, Schuerenberg earned his second career AMSOIL USAC/CRA Sprint Car triumph over Swanson, Richard Vander Weerd, Matt Mitchell, and R.J. Johnson.